CM sanctions Rs 5 crore for Football Stadium

Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa announced a grant of Rs 5 crore towards upgradation of facilities at the Bangalore Football Stadium.He was speaking after laying the foundation stone for the FIFA Goal Project-2, an academy aimed at training budding soccer players on the incomplete southern wing, along with Praful Patel, the AIFF president and Union Civil Aviation Minister.Yeddyurappa said, “The state association must work towards upliftment of the game and restore the glory of state football. I hope once the infrastructure is in place, they will take it forward. On behalf of the state government, I announce a grant of Rs 5 crore for the stadium. Praful Patel wanted Rs 10 to 15 crore.

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